Bachelor of Science in Data Science (Online)

Your pathway to an exciting career in a dynamic field

Are you motivated to join a rapidly growing, high-paying field with applications in media, insurance, healthcare, defense, and retail? Welcome to data science.

As a student in the IU Online B.S. program in Data Science, you will:

  • Collect, organize, and analyze data to make meaningful conclusions.
  • Write programs to perform data analysis on large, complex datasets.
  • Evaluate the social, legal, and ethical issues that arise from the mass collection of data.
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Data mining engineer
  • Data architect
  • Data scientist
  • Analytics manager
  • Research analyst
  • Information officer

Degree information

120 Credit hours
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
100% Online

For information specific to you and your situation, meet with your academic advisor and find your ideal pathway to complete your degree on time.

The 100% online Bachelor of Science in Data Science consists of 120 credit hours. You may transfer up to 60 previously earned credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • General Education Core (30 credit hours)
  • Data Science Core (65 credit hours)
  • A minimum of 30 credit hours at the 300- or 400-level
  • Electives as needed to complete 120 total credit hours

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Courses include topics such as:

  • Biostatistical and Statistical Learning
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data Fluency
  • Data Mining
  • Database Programming
  • Programming
  • Visualizing Information

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Dr. Ronald Finkbine

Associate Professor of Computer Science
Coordinator of Lower Level Computer Science

Life Sciences 124
(812) 941-2264

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